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Written by Benjamin Anger and Vikas Bhargava In a final written decision in Duncan Parking Tech., Inc. v. IPS Group Inc., IPR2016-00067, Paper 29 (P.TA.B. Mar... Read More »
A number of new green patent infringement complaints were filed in July and August in the areas of advanced batteries, biofuels, LEDs, and electric motors... Read More »
Cleanliness may be next to godliness, but it's also relevant for solar panel efficiency. "A dirty solar panel can reduce its power capabilities by up to 30... Read More »
Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed the first flexible lithium-ion battery. The darling of the portable... Read More »
Researchers from the University of Toronto have created the world’s most efficient colloidal quantum dot  (CQD) solar cells ever. The researchers’... Read More »
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has created a new system to accurately and quickly measure the electrical power output of solar energy... Read More »
Photovoltaics are the ultimate source of clean and renewable energy, but today’s technologies utilize relatively scarce and expensive semiconductors that are... Read More »
When UCLA researcher Yang Yang looks out a window, he sees opportunity. Yang's focus isn't on what's beyond the window, but the window itself --... Read More »
North Carolina State University researchers have devised a new nanoscale “sandwich” design technique for thin-film solar cells, creating significantly slimmer cells... Read More »
Scientists have concluded that the larger the wind turbine, the greener the electricity it produces. The American Chemical Society has published a study that could... Read More »
Fusion power offers a safer, more efficient means of producing energy. Fusion reactions are at the core of the massive energy-production capabilities of stars, but... Read More »
The two biggest challenges facing the development of photovoltaic solar cells are cost and efficiency. Solar cells are still relatively expensive to fabricate, mostly ... Read More »
In a new study, researchers found that commonly used industrial minerals called zeolites could significantly improve the energy efficiency of carbon capture... Read More »
Fundamentally, most of the energy we use on the earth comes from the sun -- from fossil fuels to wind and photovoltaics. Nature has been evolutionarily perfecting... Read More »
Graphene is a promising replacement for the materials with which we currently construct electronics. Particularly in the field of solar technology, graphene is useful ... Read More »
The Power Conversion -- Intelligent Motion (PCIM) conference kicks off today in Nuremburg, Germany, and touts record-setting attendance for a power electronics... Read More »
Dye-sensitized solar cells are not an entirely new technology. By coating standard semiconductors in photovoltaic cells, researchers are able to increase the amount... Read More »
Saving energy and greener methods of generating energy are always at the forefront of peoples’ minds during the spring time, especially around Earth Day... Read More »
Boeing and All Nippon Airways made aviation history today as a 787 Dreamliner flew for the first time powered in part by sustainable biofuels. The delivery flight... Read More »
A team at George Washington University has demonstrated a new solar process that can produce lime (CaO) for cement without any emission of carbon dioxide, and at... Read More »